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Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
by Andrew Solomon
Staff Pick
Andrew Solomon's gorgeous prose is always a pleasure, and this book, 10 years in the making, is his masterpiece. With empathy and grace, Far from the Tree explores the lives of people who are significantly different from their parents and often the rest... (read more)

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Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
by Andrew Solomon
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A Scribner Classics edition of Andrew Solomon’s bestselling masterpiece, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, The Dayton Peace Prize, and one of The New York Times Book Review’s Ten Best Books of 2012—“a brave... (read more)

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Treat Your Own Knees
Treat Your Own Knees
by Jim Johnson
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Jim Johnson has researched hundreds of scientific journal articles to find and test the simplest most effective do-it-yourself treatments for knee pain. In this compact and accessible book, he shows readers exactly how to improve and maintain the... (read more)

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Mind Over Back Pain
Mind Over Back Pain
by John E. Sarno
About the Author
Dr. John Sarno is Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, and attending physician at the Howard A. Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University Medical Center.... (read more)

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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death
by Jean Dominiqu Bauby
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In 1995, Jean-Dominique Bauby was the editor-in-chief of French Elle, the father of two young childen, a 44-year-old man known and loved for his wit, his style, and his impassioned approach to life. By the end of the year he was also the victim of a rare... (read more)

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The Body and Physical Difference: Discourses of Disability (Body, in Theory: Histories)
The Body and Physical Difference: Discourses of Disability (Body, in Theory: Histories)
by David Mitchell
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For years the subject of human disability has engaged those in the biological, social and cognitive sciences, while at the same time, it has been curiously neglected within the humanities. The Body and Physical Difference seeks to introduce the field of... (read more)

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The Whole Foot Book: A Complete Program for Taking Care of Your Feet
The Whole Foot Book: A Complete Program for Taking Care of Your Feet
by Brett R. Fink, M.d.
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The Whole Foot Book is the definitive reference for anyone suffering from foot pain. While many books review the basic treatment of foot and ankle conditions, The Whole Foot Book enlightens the reader with an understanding of the underlying causes of... (read more)

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The Body Silent: The Different World of the Disabled
The Body Silent: The Different World of the Disabled
by Robert Murphy
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Winner of the Columbia University Lionel Trilling Award. Robert Murphy was in the prime of his career as an anthropologist when he felt the first symptom of a malady that would ultimately take him on an odyssey stranger than any field trip to the Amazon:... (read more)

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Bug : Deaf Identity and Internal Revolution (07 Edition)
Bug : Deaf Identity and Internal Revolution (07 Edition)
by Christopher Jon Heuer
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A contributor to "The Tactile Mind Weekly" and the National Association of the Deafs "Mind Over Matter" writes about the biases he has faced in both the hearing and deaf communities, and addresses such topics as Christmas trips and marriage with a... (read more)

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Deaf World : a Historical Reader and Primary Sourcebook (01 Edition)
Deaf World : a Historical Reader and Primary Sourcebook (01 Edition)
by Lois Bragg
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In a world increasingly beset by ethnocultural conflicts, the pursuit of cultural rights has taken on new urgency. Claims for cultural justice affect economic distribution as much as they do address demands for recognition from marginalized groups. It is... (read more)

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Candida Albicans Yeast Free Cookbook 2ND Edition
Candida Albicans Yeast Free Cookbook 2ND Edition
by Pat Connolly
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This is the complete, authoritative guide that shows how nutrition can fight the epidemic of yeast- and fungus-related diseases and disorders including asthma, bronchitis, depression, fatigue, and memory loss. Fully updated, this second edition includes... (read more)

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Place of Their Own : Creating the Deaf Community in America (89 Edition)
Place of Their Own : Creating the Deaf Community in America (89 Edition)
by John V. Van Cleve
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Using original sources, this unique book focuses on the Deaf community during the nineteenth century. Largely through schools for the deaf, deaf people began to develop a common language and a sense of community. A Place of Their Own brings the... (read more)

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A Leadership Guide for Today's Disabilities Organizations: Overcoming Challenges and Making Change Happen
A Leadership Guide for Today's Disabilities Organizations: Overcoming Challenges and Making Change Happen
by Robert L. Schalock, Ph.d.
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Effective, efficient, and sustainable ID/DD organizations: are they possible in today's world of dwindling resources and mounting demands for more and better services? Yes—with the practical tools and strategies in this lifeline for ID/DD leaders... (read more)

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Over My Head: A Doctor's Own Story of Head Injury from the Inside Looking Out
Over My Head: A Doctor's Own Story of Head Injury from the Inside Looking Out
by Claudia L. Osborn
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Locked inside a brain-injured head looking out at a challenging world is the premise of this extraordinary autobiography. Over My Head is an inspiring story of how one woman comes to terms with the loss of her identity and the courageous steps (and... (read more)

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The Rejected Body: Feminist Philosophical Reflections on Disability
The Rejected Body: Feminist Philosophical Reflections on Disability
by Susan Wendell
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'The Rejected Body is a brilliant and original work that goes beyond the topic of disability and questions the adequacy of feminist theories of embodiment generally.'--Sandra Lee Bartky, University of Illinois... (read more)

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Too Late To Die Young (05 Edition)
Too Late To Die Young (05 Edition)
by Harriet Mcbryde Johnson
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 A Washington Post Book World Rave Harriet McBryde Johnson's witty and highly unconventional memoir opens with a lyrical meditation on death and ends with a bold and unsentimental sermon on pleasure. Born with a congenital neuromuscular disease,... (read more)

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Becoming Citizens: Family Life and the Politics of Disability (05 Edition)
Becoming Citizens: Family Life and the Politics of Disability (05 Edition)
by Susan Schwartzenberg
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Following the Second World War, a generation of Seattle parents went against conventional medical wisdom and chose to bring up their children with developmental disabilities in the community. This book presents a stunning visual narrative of thirteen of... (read more)

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All About Attention Deficit Disorder 2ND Edition
All About Attention Deficit Disorder 2ND Edition
by Thomas W Phelan
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In honest and straightforward language, this comprehensive guide describes how to recognize the symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), how to best treat it, and how to handle its effects in everyday situations. Parents, teachers, physicians, and... (read more)

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A Guide to Mental Health for Families and Carers of People with Intellectual Disabilities
A Guide to Mental Health for Families and Carers of People with Intellectual Disabilities
by Geraldine Holt
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Holt, a consultant psychiatrist in learning disabilities in the UK, outlines a range of signs and symptoms of mental health problems that can impact people with intellectual disabilities, in this introduction for families and others who care for... (read more)

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The Deaf History Reader (Gallaudet Classics in Deaf Studies)
The Deaf History Reader (Gallaudet Classics in Deaf Studies)
by John Vickrey Van Cleve
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The Deaf History Reader presents nine masterful chapters that bring together a remarkably vivid depiction of the varied Deaf experience in America. This collection features the finest scholarship from a noteworthy group of historians, including Reginald... (read more)

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